What Is Your Study Style?

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What Is Your Study Style?

Are you a cubicle hermit or a scholarly social butterfly? Do you work alone, or prefer to share? Take this quiz to find your study style, and wear your badge with pride!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is your preferred study space?
    • A. 

      At a carrel, staking out my territory

    • B. 

      At a large table, with plenty of room to spread out

    • C. 

      In the cafe, getting a caffeine-assisted attention boost

    • D. 

      In a comfy chair, focusing on...zzzzz

  • 2. 
    What are your essential study materials?
    • A. 

      My computer and whatever books or articles I'm working on

    • B. 

      My laptop, my phone, my iPod, my wallet...what else?

    • C. 

      Eh, I just bring my whole backpack. Who knows what I'll need?

    • D. 

      A computer or at least a notebook, to scribble down my ideas as they come!

  • 3. 
    What is your preferred noise level?
    • A. 

      Silence, or as close as possible. Maybe my own music, but no one else's!

    • B. 

      Some chatter around me...I need to know that there hasn't been a zombie attack while I was studying

    • C. 

      The happy din of a lively discussion

    • D. 

      Who cares? I've got my headphones in all the time, anyway

  • 4. 
    When do you prefer to study?
    • A. 

      When I really, really have to...aw, do I really?

    • B. 

      When there are others available and around to talk with!

    • C. 

      When it's quiet and I can focus best...early hours or late nights

    • D. 

      In between classes, during my lunch break, after practice, whenever I can find the time!

  • 5. 
    When you're working on a tough project, you....
    • A. 

      Hunker down and bear through it, no matter what

    • B. 

      See if anyone else is wrestling with the same project; maybe we can talk it out

    • C. 

      Start in strong, but then remember that I have that quick response paper, easy enough to dash off -- and then there's that short reading I can do, and then...

    • D. 

      Play Angry Birds for a while to de-stress, then maybe check my phone, then write a topic sentence...and call it a day

  • 6. 
    Your worst academic nightmare is....
    • A. 

      Being the only person in the group who doesn't know the answer

    • B. 

      Forgetting that an assignment is due. That day. In fifteen minutes.

    • C. 

      Messing up on an assignment in every class...all in one week

    • D. 

      Losing my phone. What? I've got all my best study music on there!

  • 7. 
    What's your preferred study medium?
    • A. 

      Print. I need to scribble all over it!

    • B. 

      Online. I need the info now!

    • C. 

      A mixture, it depends on what I'm doing

    • D. 

      I don't really care

  • 8. 
    If you were to chart out all of your assignments for the semester, you would feel...
    • A. 

      Completely overwhelmed

    • B. 

      Kind of exhilarated

    • C. 

      Nauseated

    • D. 

      Why on earth would I do that?